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Friday, June 25, 2021
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Crews making progress on storm debris collection

Wilmington officials say crews are making good progress to pick up debris from Hurricane Matthew.

City blames ice storms, broken down trucks for debris pick-up delays

video In some cases yard waste has been sitting out on Wilmington lawns for weeks. The city says the amount of yard debris has increased more than 60 percent this spring, but most of the trucks to pick it up have broken down.

ONLY ON 3: City, county look to work together on future storm clean-up

video New Hanover County has told the City of Wilmington it will not help foot some of the city's bill to clean up from February's ice storm. But could the mess be a spark for county-city cooperation?

City forgot debris in backyards after ice storms; clean-up will cost twice as much

videoThe cost to clean up debris from last month's ice storm will cost the City of Wilmington more than twice as much as expected. According to a news release, the city has doubled its estimate of how much debris needs to be picked up.

Weather delays pick-up of debris from ice storm

videoThe latest winter storm has delayed clean-up of debris left behind by last month's ice storm. Officials want folks to be patient with the process.

New Hanover County announces storm debris clean-up plan

videoNew Hanover County says residents in the unincorporated parts of the county should have debris from last week's winter storm ready for pick-up by Friday.

Wilmington City Council to consider $800k for debris removal

videoWilmington City Council could soon put a price tag of sorts on last week's ice storm. At its meeting tomorrow night, City Council will consider spending $800,000 from its saving account to pay a contractor to pick up debris.

With storm gone, what to do with debris

With the winter storm behind us, the clean-up continues around southeastern North Carolina. That has a lot of people wondering what to do with storm debris, like all those fallen tree limbs.

New Hanover done with Irene clean-up

It's been nearly two months, but New Hanover County is finally done cleaning up from Hurricane Irene.

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New Hanover County inspector provides insight into Miami building collapse

A deadly apartment building collapse in Florida has many asking what caused the tragedy, and a local building inspector is offering some perspective.

Two-vehicle accident impacts traffic near Isabel Holmes Bridge

Wilmington Police and emergency personnel responded to multiple calls of a traffic accident in the area of the Martin Luther King Parkway and the Isabel Holmes Bridge Thursday night.

One victim shot Thursday evening in Wilmington

Police responding to the scene found one man who was shot. He is currently in surgery at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

US to keep about 650 troops in Afghanistan after withdrawal

Officials say that will be a temporary move until a more formal Turkey-led force is in place.